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Sep 13, 2012 4:30am EDT
would prove to be more costly that the wars of afghanistan and iraq combined. >>> a bill which passed the house allows the government to monitor international conversations of foreign spies and terrorist suspects. it requires approval from a secret court, however, when americans are targeted no matter where they are. opponents of the legislation say it does not adequately protect americans from intercepting their communications. senate opponents have threatened to hold up the bill grz the house is -- bill. >>> the house is expected to pass a bill to keep the government running through march. it includes more than a trillion dollars in spending and an increase over the base rate. it's little higher than the budget congressman paul ryan proposed last year. the senate is scheduled to take up the legislation coming up next week. >>> turning our attention to campaign 2012, virginia will be the focus of both parties today. first lady michele obama will campaign for her husband. she'll make appearances in richmond and at the university of mary washington in fredricksburg. also today, mitt ro
Sep 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
decorated and had been on two previous tours in iraq. he leaves behind a wife and his parents from his hometown in edgewater. at 9:45, the motorcade escorting his body appeared on the horizon. people crowded close to the curb to silently watch it past. it went on like this for two miles across the south river and on to the funeral home in edge water where support included black draped fire trucks, bikers and hundreds more mourners. >> it's making me cry a little bit. he gave the ultimate sacrifice. that needs to be honored. >> reporter: the helicopter crash is among the deadliest that's occurred in the 11-year afghan war. in all 11 people were killed, seven of them americans. other families from florida to california mourning in similar fashion this holiday weekend. in edgewater, scott broom, 9news now. >> feeks will be buried at arlington national cemetery at a funeral at the fort meyer chapel wednesday. >>> it is 4:35. here are some of the other stories making news this morning. a wildfire near los angeles has grown to more than 4100 acres. the fire in angeles national norrest is
Sep 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
programs records for the program. >>> more than 100 people were killed in bomb and gun attacks in iraq yesterday. no group has yet claimed responsibility for the killings. iraq's interior minister blamed al qaeda in iraq, he says the attacks are meant to provoke sectarian and deadly violence. the deadly blast came on the same day iraq's president was sentenced to death by hanging for masterminding death squads against his rivals. >>> tomorrow will mark 11 years since the 9/11 attack. in a book detailing the major chapter in the war on terror is now a top seller in amazon. no easy day was written by a former navy seal who used the pen name mark owen. in an exclusive 60 minutes interview, the author talked about seal team 6. owen was in the helicopter that crashed the night of the raid. >> these pilots are the best in the world. tapeically, they move right in and stick it. it was like parking a car for these guys. and it was a rough ride. so something was obviously going on. tail rotor and everything happened to miss this wall here and then we were just kind of sliding and falling out of
Sep 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
the montgomery county courthouse to support an iraq war veteran who's accused of kidnapping a 12-year-old girl for sex. he's 23-year-old nathan foitno -- portnoy. he said he believed the girl was 20 not 12 and let her out of the car at her request. >> no attempt to restrain her, no threats, no force. he lets her off right at her house. there is not one element of kidnapping. it is if anything the opposite of kidnapping. >> at yesterday's hearing, the judge lowered portnoy's bail from $1 million to $300,000. >>> a car sitting in the middle of the road, the engine running. no one behind the wheel. but get this. in the back police find an 8- month-old girl strapped in her car seat. it happened early monday morning in dumfries, virginia. police say they tracked down the driver, a relative from woodbridge. he's now charged with child neglect and drunk driving. >>> the book detailing the raid on osama bin laden's compound has skyrocketed to the top of amazon's best seller list. >> as matt jb jab-- as matt jablow tells us, the pentagon is considering all positions for the navy seal no w
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